Aldenham School [in pencil to right.]
Etching with watermark in top left-hand corner of paper. Plate 203 x 266mm. 8 x 10½". Soiling along left-hand edge.
Aldenham School, an independent school in Hertfordshire, with crest and motto below image. The School was founded in 1597 by Richard Platt, a proprietor of a London brewery and Master of the Brewer's Company in 1576 and 1581. In 1596 Queen Elizabeth I granted him letters patent to build "the Free Grammar School and Almshouses" at Aldenham; the foundation stone was laid in 1597.
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